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Alcrist 1Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Vincristine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Alcrist 1Mg Injection is a cancer medication that interrupts the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the patient’s body. Alcrist 1Mg Injection is used in the treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma which are soft tissue tumors, neuroblastoma which is cancer that forms in nerve tissue, leukemia, Hodgkin's disease and Wilms' tumor. Alcrist 1Mg Injection is sometimes used in a combination with other cancer medications. You should tell your doctor about all the medication you are on and the allergies you have. Do not use this medication if you suffer from nerve-muscle disorder, for example Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, muscular dystrophy, ALS, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis.

Before taking Alcrist 1Mg Injection be sure to ask your doctor to run tests to ensure Alcrist 1Mg Injection is safe for you, problems such as liver disease, breathing problems, epilepsy, a bacterial infection, a blockage in your intestines, or coronary artery disease can prevent Alcrist 1Mg Injection from doing its job or stop it completely or have undesired affects that can harm you. Side effects such as bronchospasm which include wheezing, tightness of the chest, trouble in breathing, burning, numbness, pain, or a tingly feeling, decreased weight with loss of muscle tissue are expected.

Wilms tumor

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Biocristin 1mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Biocristin 1mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Advise patients not to drive or operate machinery if they experience any of these undesirable symptoms.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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